Scholarships for High School Seniors

College is right around the corner. Here are scholarships open to high school seniors who are off to college in the fall.

$1,000 May Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

AAU Karate Scholarships
Sponsor: Amateur Athletic Union of the United States
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have participate in AAU Karate for a minimum of four years. Student must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall or a current undergraduate student.

All-Star College Scholarship
Sponsor: UMPS Care Charities
Amount: Up to $5,000 every semester (for a four-year institution)
Closing Date: May 13, 2022extended to May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen under the age of 20 who have been adopted at or after the age of thirteen.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 18-35 and have lost a parent or guardian to cancer. An exception will be made if you are 17 years of age and entering college in the fall of 2022.

MGFPA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Maine Grocers and Food Producers Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are residents of the state of Maine and are either children of employees of companies which are MGFPA members or part-time student employees of companies of companies which are MGFPA members.

NCCF Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 18-35 and are cancer survivors or current patients. An exception will be made if you are 17 years of age and entering college in the fall of 2022.

B. Davis Scholarship
Sponsor: Student Award Search Aid
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 21, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to leadership.

Sheltia S. Murray Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheltia S. Murray Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 22, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Rutherford County, Tennessee who have at least a 3.0 GPA and at least a 22 on the ACT.

BDSA Scholarships
Sponsor: Bill Dickey Scholarship Association (BDSA)
Amount: Up to $14,000 over four years
Closing Date: May 23, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who participate in golf. Applicant must provide financial need information.

ETS Cares Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 23, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in New Jersey who can provide evidence of significant challenge(s)/hardship(s). Only the first 500 applications will be accepted.

Justin McCutcheon Scholarship
Sponsor: The Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 23, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors boys and girls who participated in the golf team at a San Luis Obispo County or northern Santa Barbara County high school that completes in the Central Coast Athletic Association’s league.

Brent P. Poor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,000 per semester for 8 consecutive semesters
Closing Date: May 25, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolling/enrolled as a full-time college student in Louisiana or Texas. Applicant must be a child of a widow/widower who has never remarried.

IHLA Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 25, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are/will be studying hospitality. Applicant must also be a permanent resident of Illinois and a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident for at least 12 months at the time of application.

Castle Lanterra Properties Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Castle Lanterra Properties
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, graduate and current undergraduate and graduate students who are active residents or dependent children of active residents in good standing at a Castle Lanterra Property (located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Virginia).

CBSMF Scholarship
Sponsor: Charles B. Staats Memorial Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,200
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from the Metro Atlanta area. Applicant must have demonstrated swim coach experience for at least two years.

Family Fellowship
Sponsor: Together We Rise + Fund II Foundation
Amount: Up to $90,000
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have been in foster care while living in the United States. Applicant must have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship from foster care after their 13th birthday OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday.

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest
Sponsor: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Contest is open to current students in grades 9 through 12 from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Fourteenth Amendment.

Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students with a significant bilateral hearing loss (at least a 50 dB unaided hearing loss in both ears). Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Irene Adler Prize
Sponsor: Lucas Aykroyd
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship prize is open to women commencing or continuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada in 2022-2023.

Lamey Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamey-Wellehan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Maine high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and who will enter a Maine college in the fall OR a graduate of a Maine high school in one of the four years preceding the current year who will be enrolled in a Maine college in the fall. Applicant studies should be on the ecology and economics of Maine.

PFLAG Detroit Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Detroit
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Detroit area who have shown a commitment to the GLBT community.

Roberta M. Wilson Scholarship
Sponsor: Urban Native Education Alliance
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students at the University of Washington, Western Washington University, and Sinte Gieska University (South Dakota). Applicant must have service/volunteerism in their respective Native communities, leadership, and participation in extracurricular school and/or community activities.

1Dental Scholarship
Sponsor: 1Dental.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college students. Applicant must submit a short online survey.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

A Voice for Animals Contest
Sponsor: Humane Education Network
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Contest is open to students between the ages of 14 and 18 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to animals.

Achieve Atlanta Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Amount: Up to $5,000 per year (renewable for up to four years)
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend an Atlanta Public School and can demonstrate financial need.

Adults with Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: Autism Delaware
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 29, 2022extended to May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware resident students with autism spectrum disorder who have completed high school or earned a GED and possess the capacity to complete a post-secondary program. Applicant must have been accepted into a post-secondary program.

AISES 3M Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | 3M
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate students for the 2022-2023 academic year who will be studying any STEM degree.

AISES A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Mathematics, Medical Science, Physical Sciences, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.

American Atheists Scholarships
Sponsor: American Atheists
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students in the United States who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant does not need to be U.S. citizen, but must attend a U.S. based institution. Applicant must demonstrate atheist activism in their communities and schools. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to a member of the LGBT community.

APWU Scholarships
Sponsor: American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who are children or grandchildren (including stepchildren or legally adopted children) of an active member, Retirees Department member, or deceased member of the American Postal Workers Union.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students age 17 years of age and older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must submit an online form and a short essay on their primary goal for going to school.

Christian Connector Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Connector
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students with plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

Dr. Evan H. and Mary Goold Appelman Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Black/African American graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Encore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Encore Protection
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending or have been accepted to an accredited college or university. Applicant must be the victim of a drunk driving accident or the child, dependent or spouse of a victim of a drunk driving accident.

Fifth Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students 14 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll in the future) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must “write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important.”

Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Sacramento
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman from the Sacramento area who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or intersex.

Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Sponsor: The Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate Christian students attending college in California, Oregon, or Washington. Applicant must have a Christian testimony and verifiable Christian leadership.

Kaiser Permanente Health Equity Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaiser Permanente | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in one of the following eight (8) Kaiser Permanente service areas: California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, or Washington State. Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA and have an interest in pursuing either a clinical career path (e.g., pharmacist, physician, practitioner, nurse) or non-clinical career path (e.g., accounting, business administration, human resources, marketing, public policy) career path in the healthcare industry. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, national, permanent resident, undocumented immigrant or designated DACA (“Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”) recipient of the U.S.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individual must take a survey on a United States high school.

SkillPointe Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: SkillPointe Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must be pursuing non-credit courses at an approved community college, technical college, or other training institution.

Stop the Bleed Scholarship
Sponsor: Stop the Bleed
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “Stop the Bleed.”

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college students, graduate school students and returning adult students who will enroll in a college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form.

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